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Aug 31, 2012 7:00pm PDT
and others say europe could weigh on the u.s. economy. here's reuters business reporter rhonda schaffler. >> reporter: with dismal economic headlines out of europe almost daily and just days ahead of a very important e.c.b. meeting federal reserve chairman ben bernanke used part of his speech to hone in on the european debt crisis he urged policymakers to press ahead toward resolving that crisis i spoke about that issue with the i.m.f.'s david lipton >> we see decisions from europe in high political levels and i think we're going to see this fall this shift from the question of what's to be done to how do we go about implementing it. >> reporter: lipton also told me the i.m.f. would be willing to play a larger role in europe if asked. also making headlines here on the european front was the arrival of the president of bundes bank jens weidmann. there were press reports that he is considering tendering a resignation over a dispute with the e.c.b. on the planned bond buying program. when questioned by reuters he gave a terse no comment to those reports. rhonda schaeffler of reuters in jack
Sep 12, 2012 2:00am PDT
in cairo and benghazi. according to reuters and afp, america's ambassador to libya has been killed in this violence. his name is chris stevens. this is reporting from reuters and afp. we are working with our folks to confirm it but ambassador chris stevens who just came into the post in may, he was brought into the post in tripoli in may killed yesterday in those attacks on our facilities in benghazi. the statdepartment confirmed last night the death of the state department official. at the time last night secretary of state hillary clinton said our thoughts and prayers are with his family. now reuters and afp say it is indeed the american ambassador to libya who perished in that attack on our embassy. >> and his name is john christopher stevens born in northern california in 1960. he came to libya for a second time in april of 2011 arriving on a cargo ship. the u.s. government sent him to rebel headquarters to serve as a special representative to the libyan national transitional council there. and all the violence really escalated and stemmed from the anti-muslim movie created in
Sep 9, 2012 10:00am EDT
going through similar situations. this is personal. now, let's look at the reuters report that came out more than three years ago now and subsequently enhanced -- it says, look. when you are at 16% of gross domestic product costs for health care, should we start drawing down from medical devices? or should we begin with beneficiaries? it is personal. democrats will make short -- make sure that we get away with all of those specific problems, including repayments, including everything with regard to inefficiencies that exist, and most notably in reuters' follow- up report, fraud, abuse, and waste. which has superseded -- medicare fraud that is -- drug abuse and prostitution. pretty remarkable. that is where we should start. we should not be talking about taking benefits away from people for we have a system. the closest system in the world to us is switzerland which is 10% of gross domestic product for health care and they have ubiquitous health care. we have an opportunity -- let me finish on this. we have an opportunity. i am in a very insurance- oriented state. why not work together?
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
on this. this is being reported just by reuters at this point and so far, we have not gotten a comment from either the white house or from the state department. but if this is true, it represents a serious escalation in what is taking place in these protests we've seen break out both in egypt and in libya. reuters reporting that the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed as well as three other staffers from the embassy there. all over the protests that broke out over a video that was produced by u.s. citizens that depict the prophet mohammed in very unflattering terms. that sparked protest both in cairo and in benghazi, libya. there is a serious situation. there is concern that the protests may spread to other countries. this is very much an ongoing situation. >> and just a little bit of background too on ambassador christopher stevens. we are looking at his picture right now. he had actually not been -- he had arrived in tripoli just a few months ago. he really hadn't been over there that long. any more information that we know about millennium and his service over there? -- about h
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Sep 14, 2012 9:20am EDT
right now from the middle east. this is from reuters. protesters have jumped the wall into the compound of the u.s. embassy. the wall street journal reports u.s. marines have been sent to yemen to secure the embassy. those news developments just in. many jewish voters concerned about the tension in the middle east and worried how the tension will affect our relationship with israel especially because of the perceived lukewarm support from president obama. a pro israel group is out with this new ad. just watch it. >> i those delegates opposed? say no. i will do that one more time. are those delegates opposed say no. all those delegates opposed say no. stuart: will this hurt the president not only with votes but donations? joining us is a republican strategist. is there any evidence that financial support from the jewish community to president obama is beginning to dry up? >> support from president obama to the jewish community financial voting activism and from line activism in politics for many years mostly for the democrats. this year not happening. bob turner special election year, th
Sep 14, 2012 10:00pm PDT
it relentlessly. and reuters did them a huge favor doing this ridiculous analysis saying, quote nearly two years after the introduction of the path-breaking plug-in hybrid gm is still losing as much as $49,000 on each volt that it builds. according estimates provided to reuters by industry analysts and manufacturing experts. but that's ridiculous. because they spent all the money up front. it's called an investment. do you know that brett hume admitted that fox news lost $90 million a year for five straight years when they started. they lost $450 million before they turned a profit. if reuters in year four, oh my god, fox news is a disaster. they're never going to make money. now unfortunately the rest of the media is aiding them in this quest. here is chevy volts solyndra on wheels. gm's restauranted volt is on the road to nowhere fast, and on and on it goes. it's a good thing we have jacki schechner, our current correspondent who will set them straight. >> the "washington post" is the best. we spoke with warren brown who has been writing for 30 years. he called the editorial ignorant shortsigh
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Sep 10, 2012 3:00pm EDT
credit shrank by $3.3 billion, economists had expected a gain of more than $9 billion. meanwhile, reuters is reporting a big win for casino mogul steve wynn in the his slander suit against girls gone wild creator joe francis. a los angeles jury awarded wynn $20 million after francis claimed wynn threatened to kill him and bury him in the desert. and the u.s. is experiencing its warmest year in history so far, that's according to the national oceanic and atmospheric administration. all but one of the lower 48 states is registering temperatures above the historical average so far this year. and now we continue our countdown to the losing bell with -- to the closing bell with liz claman. liz: so ford is breathing new life into a plant in michigan. surely the state needs it. with a closer look at how the auto industry is doing, we'll go to nicole at the new york stock exchange and jeff flock from flat rock, michigan. jeff, give us a taste of what this will really mean. >> reporter: it could have been a plant that was shut down, and you're looking exclusively on the line here at the flat rock
Sep 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
on sunday when a local militia group launched an attack of the northern prove. according to reuters, the group blamed victims who were sheltering the taliban. >>> outbreaks of violence and crumbs among local militia trained by international forces are raising concerns about security of civilians following the complete withdraw of u.s. and nato troops from afghanistan planned in 2014. the economy of bangladesh is booming as is the demand for higher education in the country. student in rural areas often have to give up their dreams of going to college, but an innovative effort is helping such disadvantaged students. nhk reports. >> the number of bangladesh student hoping to advance to college is growing year by year. catering to their needs are more than tributary schools which cropped up in the capital in the past decade. however, the countryside is home to 70% of the can country's population and wants rulers are at a disadvantage in college ene entrance exams. many high schools are overcrowded. student fees are lower than those of private colleges. they attend cramped schools after
Sep 16, 2012 5:30pm PDT
for cats. >>> most of the spent watching the raiders game. >>> of reuters all the time. we're still waiting for that first win. he is co for a suite. highlights post and coming up next. ,, ♪ most paints have color that sits on the surface. but nothing beats benjamin moore's color lock technology that locks color right in, no matter how often you wash it. color lock technology. exclusively from your benjamin moore retailer. win a design consultation with me, candice olson, >>> he can win the raiders' season opening loss from bad snaps from the punting team. and after today the problems on this football team seeing significantly greater. today's opening of rookie quarterback fix a handoff and rolls up and takes it to a 2 yd score. the dolphins lead seven to nothing. my goods and take it vanished short pass plans a two windigos 64 yd catch and run. road is led 10 to 7 at half. second-half good. tell how many would-be tacklers miss them. four of them. 23 ers scored make it 14 to 10 miami. dolphins the back to work and feed the ball to the bell cow again. bush follows the lead in the 65 yds. h
Sep 11, 2012 4:00am EDT
as much as $49,000 on each chevy volt it builds. according to estimates provided to reuters by industry analysts and manufacturing experts, it costs as much as $89 to build a single volt. the base price for the plug-in hybrid vehicle is just under $40,000. year-to-date sales for the volt are far below expectations and the plant that makes the car will halt production for four weeks. gm admits it is losing money on the volt, but it calls the reuters estimate "grossly wrong." >>> more and more americans are pulling the plug on watching tv the old fashioned way. according to the nielsen company, about five million homes no longer receive tv signals over the air or through cable or satellite. that doesn't mean they aren't using their tvs. about three quarters of those homes stream content, watch dvds or play video games. >>> move over apple and samsung. toys 'r' us says it will launch its own tablet this month. the tabeo will be geared toward children and will hit the market in time for the hollywood shopping season. the computer will sell for about $150 and come preloaded with 50 apps. som
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Sep 10, 2012 11:00am EDT
. reuters reporting gm is still bleeding tens of thousands of dollars on the volt. now gm moments ago said no that is not true. we will try to get the bottom of all that in car land. and speaking of cars, nascar champion several times over, jimmie johnson in the hunt for another title and he's here in the studio to talk to dagen about all of that. coming up. it is now the bottom of the hour, let's go to stocks now with nicole as we do every 15 minutes. nicole: i'm looking forward to jimmie johnson. we're looking here at the shares which are under significant pressure down about 4% right now. that's because you have insiders some shareholders also some management able to sell today and so putting out this secondary here. up to 23 million shares. michael kors has done particularly well, up over 100% year to date. when you think of michael kors you think of apparel watches and accessories. they have done really well. they have easily surpassed analyst expectations for quarterly numbers. then gave outlook for same-store sales growth for north america and europe that looked pretty good. the sto
Sep 10, 2012 7:00pm EDT
on every volt according to a new reuters report. they're already $25 billion in the federal hole. is this proof positive the bailout was a total boondoggle? i will ask my friend a, bob lutheluthez, he championed gm and it is a very important financial question. i'm larry kudlow. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] now you can swipe... scroll... tap... pinch... and zoom... in your car. introducing the all-new cadillac xts with cue. ♪ don't worry. we haven't forgotten, you still like things to push. [ engine revs ] the all-new cadillac xts has arrived, and it's bringing the future forward. [ female announcer ] want to spend less and retire with more? then don't get nickle and dimed by high cost investments and annoying account fees. at e-trade, our free easy-to-use online tools and experienced retirement specialists can help you build a personalized plan. and with our no annual fee iras and a wide range of low cost investments, you can execute the plan you want at a low cost. so meet with us, or go to for a great retirement plan with low cost investments. ♪ >>> a
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Sep 16, 2012 12:00pm PDT
in benghazi, september 11th as what was believed to be, what we're were to believe reuters, protesting an anti-muslim film supposedly produced in this country. that film blames the cause for islamic protestors attacking embassy in cairo egypt. someone in that embassy tweeted this message in response to the riot. we firmly reject the actions by those that abuse the universal right of freedom of speech to hurt the religious beliefs of others. politico said they decided to distance themselves. the statement by the embassy in cairo was not cleared by washington and does not reflect the views of the united states government. mitt romney also reacted to the attack west side this statement. i am outraged by the attacks on american diplomatic missions in libya and egypt and by the death of an american consulate worker in benghazi. romney held a press conference the next day. >> possibly the administration was wrong sympathizing of those instead of condemning their actions. it's never too early for the united states government to condemn attacks on americans and to defend our values. the white house di
Sep 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
of java, indonesia. rescuers saved 50 people. 40 people are still missing. reuters says 49 passengers were on board the leaking wooden boat when it was struck by a large wave. indonesian emergency services received reports about a stranded boat on monday from local fishermen. the police dispatched a local team to the island. >> translator: the boat was stranded on the island. the passengers took shelter in the forest after the boat began to take on water. >> almost 1,000 asylum seekers that died trying to reach australia. officials with the united nations refugee agency says they received 12,000 such people last year. australia authorities are working on a plan to reopen offshore detention centers. they hope to deter seekers by sending them to neighboring countries. >>> vietnam and the united states were enemies during the 1960s and '70s. but 37 years after the vietnam war ended, they're finding some shared goals, such as countering the rise of china. the battles of the past remain fresh in many people's minds. so a diary returned to the family of a north vietnamese soldier has taken on sp
Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm PDT
the military has used over 150 helicopters to distribute food. in sind province. reuters reports the prime minister ashraf has pledged more than 1.5 million u.s. dollars of food, tents and other emergency supplies. >>> singapore's economic success comes largely thanks to its hardworking citizens. female workers often have to choose between having a career or a family. and more and more are choosing to work. now, singapore says its birthrate has fallen to 1.2 children per female compared to 2.06 in the united states. nhk world yuko funizaki has this report on how females in the city center are coping with their competing ambitions. >> reporter: this youtube video was uploaded in singapore last month. it raised eyebrows by suggesting how couples should spend the evening on independence day. >> i'm talking about the stuff after that stuff. i'm talking about making a baby, baby. >> reporter: singapore is pulling out all the stops to encourage women to have more children. the government has extended paid maternity leave to four months. and new parents are rewarded with a lump sum of up to $5,00
Sep 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
$1.2 billion in the volt, but has sold so few of them - fewer than 14,000 - that reuters reports gm is losing around $49,000 on each volt made. congress is back in session. topping the agenda for lawmakers is keeping the government in operation. as the september 30th deadline quickly approaches, the house is expected to approve a bill later this week that will keep the government running. as well as passage by the senate by the end of the month. reports say a threat of a government shutdown sparked by the tea party is looking less likely as upcoming elections draw closer. also on the legislative list, president obama's bill to improve the economy through job growth, including jobs for veterans returning from iraq and afghanistan. the campaign cash race is heating up. president obama was the big winner in august. contributions to the president and the democratic party totaled $114 million. that is the first time the president has outraised his contender. mitt romney and the republicans took in $111 million. romney's campaign currently has $168 million in cash on hand. president obama
Sep 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
wrong." earlier this week a reuters report estimated gm loses $49,000 from each volt it produces. yesterday the car maker fired back, accusing the news outlet of "bad math." gm says the report analyzed how much was spent on the number of volts sold. the automaker says this was incorrect, and the report should have analyzed the volt's costs against a longer time frame. the fda put out a warning about loreal's eye cream ads. lancome usa, which sells the skin creams, claims it can "boost the activity of genes" or "stimulate cell regeneration" to reduce signs of aging. according to the fda, those terms make it sound like drugs, and drugs need approval by the food and drug administration. loreal, the world's largest cosmetics company, has two weeks to submit a plan to correct the wording. a bill that would fund a program to help veterans is gaining more momentum. the veterans jobs bill passed in the senate yesterday. the one-billion- dollar program will help military veterans find jobs. that population has struggled with high unemployment, still hovering around 10.9%. still to come,
Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm PDT
with the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens. there are few details. according to "reuters" the deputy libyan prime minister announced the arrest today. stevens and three others were killed today after the attacks. stevens was a bay area native. he studied at uc berkeley. his family says they are flying to washington, d.c. to be there when his body is returned. >>> president obama has ordered warships to head to the lib bea yun coast to protect american interests as the controversial film made by a southern california man -- libyan coast to protect american interests as the controversial film made by a southern california man is creating issues, and in baghdad, demonstrators burned the u.s. flag and called the video an insult to the prophet muhammad. [chanting] >> and in yemen, friday testers scaled the -- protesters scaled the walls of the u.s. embassy today. it's unclear if the personnel had been -- american personnel had been rejected. >> to me, to us personally, this video is discussing and reprehensible. it appears to have a deeply sin new kell purpose to denigrate -- cynical purpose to
Sep 13, 2012 4:30am EDT
yesterday have stormed the u.s. embassy in yemen. >> we hear from reuters this is a security forces have opened fire. we will continue to follow what is happening there and keep you updated. we are looking at 60 degrees. coming up, another first for robert griffin iii. >> plus, jim calhoun wil >> this morning a texas mother is awaiting a miracle of modern medicine. >> she is on the waiting list for a double our transplant, complete with elbows. that has never been done in the united states. >> these doctors here are amazing. they are rock stars. >> there was nothing in hope -- but hope in katy hayes's eyes. two years ago, after delivering her youngest daughter she fell into a,. >> the doctors looked at me and said i was going to die. >> in the end, the agitated all four limbs. >> it has been very hard. scary and horrible. i cannot do anything for myself. i do not see myself differently until i looked in the mirror. it is hard. >> she is now living in boston, waiting for a call that come -- could come at any time from the organ bank. >> i embrace their family and thank them so much for th
Sep 25, 2012 7:30am EDT
different provinces. reuters reported that the company suspended production at the plant. the company believed to make part for iphone 5. and, it highlights the risk foreign firms face in china a nother issue is wages. pay for chinese workers used to be so low, manufacturers could make some of the cheapest goods in the world. but, wages are rising. and prices are going up as a result. that's helping to slow china's fast paced economy. >> reporter: a variety of machines all have one thing in common. they're designed to help manufactures make products more efficiently. and more companies are paying attention. i'm interested in automation. why, because labor accounts for 2/of 2/3 of our total cost. >> reporter: a chinese government official says that rising costs of power is slowing exports and the main growth engine. >> translator: over the past year, some come pans have found labor costs have shot up over 20%. the cost of manpower remains high. so we must charge more for our products. and this hurts demand. this is creating an opportunity for the makers of factory equipment. among its
Sep 26, 2012 1:00pm EDT
for about 20 minutes or so. reuters is reporting that dean foods is seeking a buyer for the morning star dairy division. it hired ever core partners to shop the division. this is a reuters report. we'll see if we get the news. now pending. until we do, news on this or potentially something else. sue? >> thank you very much. let's get up to date on the markets now. of course everybody is watching what will happen. if something happens in europe we are down on the dow jones industrial average by 24 points. we were pretty much on the flat line for most of "power lunch." the nasdaq is down 23 points which is about three-quarters of a percent. a bigger percentage move to the down side in the nasdaq. simon, know you want to talk to matt cheslock, but why don't you go to grocery stores? >> i have it delivered. >> well, you can pay the bill. >> i do pay the bill. never mind that nonsense. matt wants to tell you about intel. on why you should potentially be buying intel. >> okay. >> it's got 4% yield. trading here at a one-year low of 22 1/2. two analysts lowered the rating. stock is up. looks go
Sep 16, 2012 2:00pm PDT
water cannons to push the crowd back. some officers threw rocks. reuters reports one person was killed when people in the crowd opened fire. >>> benjamin netanyahu is urging the u.s. to stop iran's race for nuclear weapons and tells candy crowley that iran's motives are not legitimate. >> what we know is of course that iran is allowed under international agreements to do what it's doing because there are legitimate peaceful purposes for enriching this uranium. >> you think so? it's not legitimate. this country that talks about, denies the holocaust, promises to wipe out israel, and it's like timothy mcveigh walking into the shop in oklahoma city, i'd like to turn my garden, i'd like to buy some fertilizer. how much do you want? 20,000 pounds. come on. we know they're working towards weapons, we know that. it's not something we can surmise. we have absolutely certainty about that and they're advancing towards a nuclear program. >> netanyahu says if iran is not stopped, icould be ready to produce a nuclear bomb in six months. >>> two other international stories we're following right now
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Sep 14, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the compound. according to the reporting of reuters, police gunshots hurt five protesters. in india they tried to smash windows at the consulate and threw stones burning the american flag in the volatile region of kashmir and some called president obama a "terrorist." in yemen, home to the most dangerous branches of al qaeda, security forces fired warning shots into the air and tear gas at a crowd of about 2,000 protester whose tried to march on the u.s. embassy in the capital city. the chief fox correspondent is like in new york with the news. the countries are just some of the places where the protests are taking place. >>jonathan: the most violent scenes was in sudan, where protesters first attacked the german and british embassies before moving on to the u.s. embassy. they got into the compounds, raised the islamic flags and guarded fired warning shots in the air. we are now hearing that at least three demonstrators were killed during the riots and protests in sudan. this was also violence in tripoli, a northern city in lebanon, where kentucky fried chicken franchises and hardy's were atta
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Sep 20, 2012 2:00pm PDT
planned attack. that video from reuters showed attackers. there were no protesters. you were right. let me ask you this -- that video there. why didn't the state department know about this? if they did. did they drop the ball? >> bob: do we know for sure this was taken before the -- >> eric: according to reuters. >> bob: a couple of things strike me. why they don't own up to it is self-evident. it was in fact a terrorist attack. i have serious questions about this. if there was someone let go out of gitmo in 2007, who is the mastermind of this, the white house would and should, more than likely would have blamed the bush administration for it. but that indicates to me we don't have the pieces put together here yet. this was done, demonstration done in egypt, cairo at the time. you can argue i suppose they use that as a cover. hard to make it as a cover if there is nobody there. nowhere near the mob that was initially thought. >> greg: going back, you did mention that the real important thing here where was the pronext? you usually see security at selena gomez in shopping mall appearance. r
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, and a reuters is reporting one of those killed was the u.s. ambassador to libya. what are you hearing this morning? >> good morning to you steve and cynne. the situation remains fluid. all we know at this moment there were two state department workers who were killed in the attached in benghazi libya. there was a large maag, they've moved into the u.s. consulate -- there was a large mob of that move into the consulate and outnumbered the libyan forces over there. yesterday in cairo egypt, there were anti-american demonstrators who scaled the walls of the u.s. embassy and pulled down an american flag and a ripped to shreds. we are trying to nail down exactly who those two, workers were were killed but at this moment we know there were two people. >> all right, thanks so very much. we will continue to follow the situation as we are still hearing reports coming in from all over the world with a different media outlets this morning. >> thank you. we appreciate that. >> also a developing story -- a cause of death report due out on the husband of
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
reports that the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed. reuters is reporting that ambassador chris stevens and three other embassy employees died in a rocket attack yesterday in benghazi, libya. the government isn't saying much about the attack, but secretary of state hillary clinton did announce late last night that a state department officer had been killed in libya. there have been violent protests in libya over a film an american made that was critical of the prophet muhammad. that film also sparked these demonstrations in egypt. this is the u.s. embassy in cairo where demonstrators scaled walls and tore down an american flag. most of the embassy staff had already left the compound. we aren't hearing of any deaths or serious injuries at that protest. we will monitor the situation in libya and bring you any updates that we receive. first, good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >> and good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >>> right now it is 6:00 a.m. the sun is soon to rise on another beautiful day around the washington region. a live look outside. temperatures 62 degrees here in
Sep 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
that it says. but general motors says not. reuters looked at the numbers inaccurately. they are looking at per vehicle but we are looking at it as the technology being used and we are investing in the technology for the lifeline of the entire volt category. so they say reuters got it wrong but still, the chevy volt is kind of like a political symbol for the bailout that general motors got. they said they have all this new electric technology and sales of the volt have certainly been disappointing. >> all right. you and i both have to get caught up on our phone situations. we are a little bit behind. >> we do. >> thank you very much for that report. always good to see you. >>> a maryland democrat running for a congressional seat in the state drops out just two months before the election. we'll tell you why coming up. and the redskin got off to a great start but could their rivals up 495 do the same thing? the ravens kick off their season in prime time. highlights coming up after the break. hey, what are you drinkin'? pumpkin coffee for the morning. and i've got my pumpkin k-cup packs for at hom
Sep 13, 2012 10:00am PDT
news. there was a pentagon briefing happening at the time and cnn learning and according to a reuters that some people had been arrested and are under investigation in conjunction with tuesday's attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. according to sharif, the libyan deputy interior ministry says we are gathering information and word of arrests made in that bombing. much more on this unfolding story. plus, a lot more developing this hour so roll it. >>> any minute, ben bernanke steps to the microphone and tells investors what they've been waiting to hear. >>> plus, the two men begging for your vote hit the campaign trail as violence erupts across the middle east. you'll hear what they're saying. >>> and, he did what no other man did. >> that's one small step for man. one giant leap for mankind. >> from legend to recluse, today, america remembers neil armstrong. t have to use gas. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. drive around town all the time doing errands and never ever have to fill up gas in the city. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. last time i was
Sep 13, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. there is a report out of reuters on the wires that the ford board of directors are meeting today. we know a ceo succession is on the agenda. according to the report, one possibility they are considering is moving ceo allen mullally when he is done with being ceo, which is not defined at this point, but when he is done, tyler, moving him into the role of non-executive chairman. again, that is the report according to sources -- according to reuters. as you look at shares of ford, the thing to keep in mind -- when this ceo succession does take place, they're trying to do an orderly transition from ael leb mullally lmullally. that is the report at this hour. it will be interesting to see how this plays out over the next weeks and months. >> thank you, phil lebeau with that story. >>> time to analyze this. we have a special edition here. we'll talk a little bit about mobile devices versus the traditional desktop personal computer or the laptop. iphone5 fails to disappoint. now city h citi has cited increasing declines in pc sales. let's start with apple. wall street pretty much impressed with yeste
Sep 10, 2012 4:00pm EDT
're losing money per volt they build. according to an article in reuters, gm loses at least $49,000 per volt. here's the math. the r & d that went into the volt, $1.28 billion. this year they've sold 21,500, losing $55,000 per volt. gm comes out and says, reuters' estimate of the current loss per unit for each volt is -- for each volt sold is grossly wrong, in part because they allocated product development costs across units sold instead across the lifetime volume of the program, which is how business is operated. when i talk to people on wall street they said the same thing. yeah, it's a little too soon to call this a definitive money loser. it sells for $39,995 before the government rebate. they've had to offer some leases as low as $199 a month. let's talk about the government rebate. if you extrapolate $7500 across the number of vehicles sold, that's $161 million. federal tax rebates that have been allocated through the volt. remember, this is for all alternative powered vehicles. not just the volt. there's a look at shares of general motors. not a huge impact today, but notably, as you
Sep 14, 2012 7:00pm EDT
reuters, number of u.s. households steady. all of these come from an annual census department report which is titled income, poverty, and health insurance coverage 2011. we have the report you. wilson so the census bureau chief was going to walk us through what the report says, and susan heavey, who we said earlier broke a story off of this for reuters is at our table. welcome to all of you. mr. johnson, what does census do with this annual survey? >> income, poverty, and health insurance, this year we found three important headlines as you saw. median household income, phil 1.5% between 2010 and 2011. poverty remained unchanged at 15%. there's still 46 million people in poverty. and one of the other headlines you mentioned -- >> people without health insurance? >> uninsured rate. people without health insurance rate. the other headlines you mentioned was there was increase in inequality. >> what is the idea of linking health care coverage into this report on household economy? >> one of the concerned with health care for coverage is how it relates to people's income and people's poverty l
Sep 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
in the wake of the republican convention. the new reuters poll shows 31% of voters find romney likeable, which is a 5-point jump. joining me now, amy parnz and ed o'keefe. did you get sleep? i know i didn't. my apologies if i mess it up. we're seeing a slight bounce for mitt romney particularly among independents. this is an early poll but how long might any bounce last? >> well, you know, i would rather look at a poll two weeks from this morning than look at a poll taken in the 24 hours after the convention. not because i don't trust the folks at reuters for putting together the survey. once romney has spoken and the president has had his chance and democrats have had their chance next week in charlotte and voters digest what both sides had to say, then i think we'll have a better sense of what it is that voters are thinking, that small group of undecided voters. certainly a 5% bump in the early hours after the convention is a good sign for romney. he needs to work on that. also look at his gap with hispanic voters and women voters in the coming days. if the gap closes there, that shows you t
Sep 3, 2012 1:00pm PDT
enters the furious full sprint all tied up with a new reuters poll sending the president dead even with mr. romney, 45-45. by the way, if you're still thinking about this election in the quaint terms of election day, the president was quick to remind voters they don't have to wait that long. >> and the good news is starting on october 2nd, ohio gets a say because you get to vote early. you know, i could see folks like forgetting to vote. having too much fun. in iowa, you don't have to wait until november 6th to vote, you can be among the very first to vote in this election starting september 27th. they why you're so important because you're going to have to set an example. >> that's right. voters start filing their ballots in just a matter of weeks. we're joined now by a man who always sets a good example from the dnc in charlotte, the historian, host of "hardball," chris matthews, who has a new documentary about president obama airing tonight at 10:00 p.m. you have an adoring crowd behind you. can you cope with that at this moment? >> it's a good crowd. >> thank you. let's talk ab
Sep 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
then scrambled to defuse the volatile situation. today, reuters reported that u.s. intelligence officials had concerns after clips of the offending movie, "the innocence of muslims," were first broadcast saturday in egypt. but white house officials said there was no advance warning of what was coming. meanwhile, in libya, the president of the national assembly visited the charred ruins of the u.s. consulate in benghazi, where ambassador chris stevens and three colleagues died tuesday. >> ( translated ): i want to offer my thanks to ambassador stevens. i want to thank him and to thank the american people who gave birth to such special diplomats. >> brown: the bodies of the four slain americans were repatriated today outside washington at joint base andrews. >> let light perpetual shine on chris, sean, glen and tyrone. >> brown: ambassador stevens and state department officer sean smith were brought home with two former navy seals who'd been detailed to protect stevens, tyrone woods and glen doherty. president obama paid tribute to them, joined by secretary of state clinton. >> they didn't simp
Sep 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
out friday. the weekend looks nice. >>> 7:5. we're just getting witness from reuters there's been a 7 had point earthquake off the coat of costa rica -- off the coast of costa rica. >> that was a big one. >> yeah. 7.4. we'll follow this and bring you more information as we get it. >>> some encouraging signs of recovery from the san jose firefighter, the one who had a heart attack on the job. what he did that has hayes -- that has his family feeling better about his future. >> reporter: and a chp shot during a traffic stop -- chp officer shot during a traffic stop did, more on that coming up. looks like it's going to start a so little um, but i uh... you have a plan? first we're gonna check our bags for free, thanks to our explorer card. then, the united club. my mother was so wrong about you. next, we get priority boarding on our flight i booked with miles. all because of the card. and me. okay, what's the plan? plan? mm-hmm. we're on vacation. this is no plan. really? [ male announcer ] the united mileageplus explorer card. the mileage card with special perks on united. get
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